City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: theatre


Ragnarök, manipulate Festival 2018, Traverse Theatre, Review

Tortoise in a Nutshell, Ragnarök

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“The world is breaking.”

Edinburgh’s Summerhall nominated for Fringe Theatre of The Year

The Stage Awards 2018 included in their nominations for Fringe Theatre of The Year, Edinburgh’s vibrant and exciting venue, Summerhall.

The Lover, Lyceum, Review

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French writer Marguerite Duras’ 1984 semi-autobiographical novel The Lover has been exquisitely adapted for the Lyceum stage by Stellar Quines and Scottish Dance Theatre, bringing together fo

Dear Esther, Usher Hall, Review

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“Dear Esther. I sometimes feel as if I’ve given birth to this island. Somewhere, between the longitude and latitude a split opened up and it beached remotely here.”

Miss Saigon, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

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Another of Cameron MacKintosh’s extravagant spectacles propels its way onto the Festival Theatre stage this month, captivating eyes, ears and hearts.

Flashdance (2018), Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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Flashdance was the unexpected movie hit of the early 1980’s. With a Grammy-winning soundtrack and at least one memorable dance routine, it’s an obvious choice for a stage musical.

Relaxed Cinderella Pantomime, Kings Theatre

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There is a decided pink glow enveloping this year’s Kings’ panto Cinderella that has been garnering a galaxy of stars in its reviews this festive season.

Assembly Roxy Theatre Opens Entries for The ART Award

Assembly Festival, the longest running multi-venue operator at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, is proud to announce that the ART(Assembly Roxy Theatre) Award is now open for entries from emerging Scott

The Attic, FTE Studio, Review

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Reviewing a show is about what’s happening on stage and not in the audience. But when it comes to children’s shows it pays to keep an eye on the target audience of wee tots.

It’s a Wonderful Life; a radio play on stage, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Review

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Time has been spun back like an old 78 record to 1946, where it’s all fair isle slipovers, high piled hair, block heeled shoes, bow ties and braces.